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Michael Feldmann |
Friday, 18th December 2020
Buckwheat is named after the grain's resemblance to the seeds of the beech tree and its uses being similar to those of wheat. Buckwheat is cultivated for its grain-like seeds, which are eaten in many countries and regions. The groats (hulled seeds) are commonly eaten cooked as porridge in western Asia and Eastern Europe. In Japan and Korea... more
 
Eliza Colin Hodges |
Thursday, 10th December 2020
It is incredible to come to a place where you feel you are held so beautifully, ways that you did not know were possible for a higher education system. This is about how the university I am attending can be a possible example to reframe higher education in our current times, and a call to those who need this shift in their lives. The Universidad... more
 
Nina Kay |
Thursday, 10th December 2020
We spent a number of years volunteering at an assortment of permaculture projects before Dan began managing a permaculture project himself in 2017, at Ta Paranui. Since managing the small-scale farm, he has had to run a project which has had contributions from over three-hundred volunteers and growing, from different walks of life and with a vast... more
 
Maddy Harland |
Wednesday, 9th December 2020
COVID-19 has been an extraordinary experience, an event so incredibly difficult and at the same time surreal, in that it has forced everyone to consider what life is about. My local village filled with families from nearby towns, unable to work or go to school, going for walks in our local woodland and surrounding countryside. Villagers who had... more
 
Paul Odiwuor Ogola - PermoAfrica |
Monday, 5th October 2020
We are an approved Register Community Base Organization (CBO) permaculture farming group with the Government of Kenya, situated in the south western part of Kawiya village located in the Northern part of Korayo Sub Location, Kochia Central Location, Rangwe District in Homa-Bay county.  Our vision is to create a better everyday life for many people... more
 
Ana Topel |
Friday, 2nd October 2020
ReFarmers believes that access to food is a human right. They aim to combat the staggering rates of hunger and malnutrition in the world by teaching people to grow nutritious food, even when little land is available. ReFarmers has been working with schools, organizations, and a network of local partners for the past two years to establish gardens... more
 
OSA Ishiara |
Thursday, 1st October 2020
Order of St. Augustine – OSA (Ishiara parish) a church based organization in catholic diocese of Embu works with the vulnerable community of ASAL Embu County, Mbeere North Sub county, particularly Evurore Ward in Kenya in its attempt to protect and improve the rural livelihoods (community resilience and climate change adaptation) with financial... more
 
Karen Osborne |
Tuesday, 22nd September 2020
Who'd have guessed - little ol' me writing my first ever Permaculture article  - all thanks to the moving and truly inspiring words of Maddy Harland (PM guru) now firmly embedded in my psyche. In her powerful Editorial exploration of our potential societal Covid-19 response (Issue 104), Maddy states: "We need to re-gear employment to become... more
 
Tamsin Westbrook |
Monday, 21st September 2020
At the beginning of 2018 I had no idea what permaculture was. But I did have an important decision to make. I had been running my own business for five years, both my children were now in school and I felt it was time for a change. I wanted to do something meaningful, to be active and outdoors and to work alongside others. I was at a loss. I... more
 
Judy Birkbeck |
Friday, 18th September 2020
The honeybees in my last home were mean. Woe betide any bumblebee that dared to land on a borage flower. The borage was the honeybees’ private property, and they would dive-bomb any poor unsuspecting bumblebee that happened to arrive first, quite unnecessarily as there was plenty for all. Hypocritical of me, perhaps, to condemn the greed and... more
 

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